CHAPTER 318 - STATE OF DELAWARE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT PROCLAMATION

As each year a day is set apart for prayer and acknowledgment of the protecting care of Almighty God and thanks are given for His manifold blessings in accordance with the custom established by our ancestors, let us resolve to continue faithful to His teachings. As a people may we be strengthened in our influence for truth, justice and good-will to our neighbors and as a country may we maintain our high place in the hearts of nations throughout the world.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, C. D. Buck, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby set apart and designate

THURSDAY, THE TWENTY-NINTH DAY

OF NOVEMBER, 1934

AS A DAY OF PUBLIC THANKSGIVING

so that our people may gather in their homes, places of worship and in other appropriate places, and by words and deeds make known their appreciation of the love and guidance of their Heavenly Father.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Delaware to be hereunto affixed this fifteenth day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirty-four, and in the year of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and fifty-ninth.

(Great Seal)

By the Governor:

C. D. BUCK.

CHARLES H. GRANTLAND, Secretary of State.